The Infinite Variety of Music

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(Amadeus). With style, wit, and expertise, Leonard Bernstein shares his love and appreciation for music in all its varied forms in The Infinite Variety of Music, illuminating the deep pleasure and sometimes subtle beauty it offers. He begins with an "imaginary conversation" with George Washington entitled "The Muzak Muse," in which he argues the values of actively listening to music by learning how to read notes, as opposed to simply hearing music in a concert hall. The book also features the reproduction of five television ...

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dhoyle

Jan 4, 2010

Excellent book.

If you would like to be presented with stimulating insights into some of the world's finest music by an acknowledged genius then this book is for you. Highly recommended!

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